View Single Post
  #22  
Old 10-11-2011, 10:25 PM
mankvill's Avatar
mankvill mankvill is online now
Pop Punk > Slipknot and Y&T
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Kansas
Posts: 21,347
Blog Entries: 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by daimonos View Post

21. Witchfinder General - Death Penalty
1982
Traditional Doom/NWOBHM

1. Invisible Hate
2. Free Country
3. Death Penalty
4. No Stayer
5. Witchfinder General
6. Burning A Sinner
7. R.I.P.

Witchfinder General arrived in the early 80's with Sabbath influenced Traditional Doom Metal that laid the groundwork for the rest of the genre, along with Saint Vitus, Trouble, Pentagram, ect. They were from England, and played Sabbath influenced hard rock, with a heavy touch. Although some of it can get pretty cheesy, especially the lyrics, and the vocals on some songs, it actually ends up being beneficial. Don't ask me why. This is indeed a classic of the genre. With lyrics about sex, drugs, and burning witches, the Osbourne like vocals wail over one slamming groove after another. Good album to rock out to.

Highlights:
Free Country
Death Penalty
Witchfinder General
This album is FUCKING amazing. Seriously. Out of all albums I'd consider "traditional doom", this album is heads and shoulders above the rest. Classic shit and insanely catchy.

GIMME BEE-YUH
__________________
07/24 - Mutilation Rites
07/25 - Masked Intruder
07/27 - Touche Amore
07/31 - Warped
08/01 - Cannabis Corpse
Reply With Quote